Cookies’ effect on privacy has been the topic of debate ever since their implementation. Cookies allow a website to store information about you such as logins, passwords as well as what is in your shopping cart. When you return to our website, you won’t have to enter all that information all over again. Geek School aims to ensure that your personal information is handled responsibly.
What information will we collect from you?
We will collect your name, address, email, phone number and credit/debit card number when you place an order, and your name and email address when you sign up for one of our courses or sign up for our newsletter. The information we collect will be used for the purposes of processing your transaction or sending the requested information with Geek School in line with the Data Protection Act. At no time shall we divulge ANY of your details to a third party. If you have any queries, contact geekschool.co.uk.
How will we use it?
This information is used for our internal marketing purposes only. We do not sell, exchange, or release your personal information (name, email address, postal address, credit data, etc.) Your information is not shared with any other third party or company outside of billing and shipping purposes. If you agree to join our mailing list, we may periodically send a newsletter to the email address you provide us. Any emails sent to you will be for the purpose of informing you of new products, special offers etc, information and news and articles.
If you have joined our mailing list and subsequently change your mind, then please click the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the email you receive from us or email firstname.lastname@example.org giving your last name and email address. Your details will be removed from the list within 48 hours. If we intend to transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) we will always obtain your consent first. We may use technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site.
This can include using a cookies, which would be stored on your browser. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. The information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you modify your browser settings.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
We use a number of different cookies on our site. The following tables describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you can:
|Item||Cookies||Why we use them||Details|
|PHPSESSID||PHPSESSID||General purpose session cookie essential||This is an essential cookie used by WordPress, our content management system.|
|S2Member||Security encryption cookie||Security Encryption Key with s2Member®, along with randomly generated Salt Keys, and other WordPress® security standards; greatly reduces the risk of someone stealing and/or sharing your personal information. Security Encryption Keys are also used in some data storage routines, and extensively in Cookie-based authentication, to further safeguard your information during server-based sessions.|
*These cookies are provided by a third party who could change their cookies in future outside of our control. Find out more about what cookies are, how to see what cookies have been set, how to manage and delete them: http://www.aboutcookies.orgwww.allaboutcookies.org.
This policy may be changed at any time at our discretion. If we should update this policy, we will post the updates to this page on our Website. This policy was revised 18/01/2014.